Looking for an amazing dance teacher? Advertise for free in JobSearch International, accessed by over 13,000 of our members worldwide. Just fill in our online form > [ Goo.gl Link ]
From New South Wales to London, two events taking place today celebrate prominent figures at the RAD and support a new generation of dancers.

Isobel Anderson FRAD was an icon of the RAD in Australia. A student, dancer, teacher, examiner, mentor and Fellow, Isobel’s legacy lives on in the Isobel Anderson Memorial Awards. Phyllis Bedells was a founder member and Vice-President of the RAD. Named...
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03/24/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
Calling all boys to the barre!

Our dedicated boys classes encourage confidence-building, sociability and creativity whilst developing ballet technique, choreography, core strength, musicality, coordination and presentation.

Boys Only! – London & Hampshire > [ Goo.gl Link ]
Boys Ballet Masterclass – London, Edinburgh & Birmingham > [ Goo.gl Link ]
Royal Academy of Dance
03/23/2017 at 14:45. Facebook
The Royal Academy of Dance has been awarded the 2017 Award for Excellence in International Dance by The International Institute of Dance and Theatre. We have been chosen for this prestigious award in recognition of our standing as one of the world’s most influential dance education organisations.

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Royal Academy of Dance
03/23/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Members, win the chance to see The Australian Ballet’s stunning production of Coppélia in select cinemas in the UK, Ireland, Europe, Australia and New Zealand!

To see this lovingly revived sparkling tale of magic and mischief, email your name and Membership ID to competitions@rad.org.uk

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03/22/2017 at 16:57. Facebook
Put a spring in your step with a treat from our gift selection.

UK shoppers, if you're treating someone for Mother's Day, order by Thursday to have the best chance of receiving your gifts in time.

1. Ballet Steps PJ Set £20.00 [ Goo.gl Link ]
2. Coconut, Vanilla and Black Pepper Candle £20.00 [ Goo.gl Link ]
3. Ballet Steps Mug £7.95 [ Goo.gl Link ]
4. Arabesque Rose Gold Bag £3.95 [...
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03/22/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
From class to classical repertoire, not to mention an original piece of choreography in Dancer’s Own, Phyllis Bedells Bursary is an exciting afternoon of dance.

Observe and enjoy the talented young dancers from around the world at this year’s bursary. Book your tickets > [ Goo.gl Link ]
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03/21/2017 at 13:47. Facebook
Help fund your 'journey to the Genée' with the Dame Margot Fonteyn Scholarship Fund Bursary and Darcey Bussell Genée Bursary scheme

Each bursary supports the cost of participating in the competition, applications close on 31 March > [ Goo.gl Link ]
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03/20/2017 at 19:01. Facebook
The world is waiting for you.

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Winners of Phyllis Bedells Bursary have gone on to perform with amazing companies the world over including The Royal Ballet, Dutch National Ballet and Estonian National Ballet.

Now you have the chance to cheer on these promising young dancers and try to spot the stars of tomorrow, tickets are on sale now > [ Goo.gl Link ]
“One virtue of ballet is that it gives a sense of peace and happiness amid the atmosphere of war.”

Running a ballet school in one of the world’s disputed cities isn’t easy. Read stories from the Ramallah Ballet Center مدرسة رام الله للباليه, only in Dance Gazette > [ Goo.gl Link ]
“I was about eight when I started and I remember walking through the door and going to stand at the barre and doing first pliés. I think it was then that I realised that this is something that I want to do and I want to make something of it”

The Australian Ballet's Drew Hedditch, who trained at Lisa Clark Dance Centre and competed at the Genee International Ballet Competition 2012, shares his...
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Follow Genée 2012 Gold medalist Montana Rubin all the way to Sydney Opera House to see The Australian Ballet's Coppélia!

Members, to win the chance to see this stunning production from the comfort of your local cinema, email your name and Membership ID to competitions@rad.org.uk

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Did you know the RAD has over 13,000 members in 83 countries around the world?

Join today for as little as £20/€28 and become part of our international community connected by a passion for dance > [ Goo.gl Link ]
Missing out on the fun of RAD summer school? Our intensive adult evening course from 17–21 July offers classes in ballet and body conditioning.

There are different class packages and levels available, so whether you’re a beginner or advanced, there’s a dance class for you this summer!

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With candidates from Indonesia to Canada, Japan to Mexico, this year’s Phyllis Bedells Bursary will be truly international!

We invite you to observe and enjoy the wonderful young talent on show at this year’s bursary. Book your tickets > [ Goo.gl Link ]
Have an upcoming Intermediate Foundation or Intermediate exam? Brush up on your technique, musicality and performance with a 2.5 hour Vocational Graded syllabus class that focuses on exam criteria.

Teachers, observe these classes and earn 4 hours of Time-Valued CPD.

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From the Archives and Special Collections: Portrait of Lydia Sokolova by Elizabeth Polunin, c. 1920.

This portrait, in coloured chalks, features English ballerina Lydia Sokolova in Leonide Massine’s Le Tricorne for Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes. The portrait was exhibited at the Diaghilev exhibition at Forbes House, London in 1954 and purchased by Marjorie Lord at Sotheby’s sale of...
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In our upcoming Gruffalo workshops, Delve into the magic of this well-known story in a fun session of dance, music, acting, make-up and storytelling with classes across the UK.

Book now:
Southampton on 2 April > [ Goo.gl Link ]
Bolton on 14 May > [ Goo.gl Link ]
Sussex on 21 May > [ Goo.gl Link ]
“I planned my videos' content with my ballet teacher as soon as I got the selection criteria.”

Read more of Level 4 BA (Hons) Ballet Education student Felicia Harenya Suniastari’s insights into auditions > [ Goo.gl Link ]